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buck county teacher for having a relationship with a 14-year-old student. and the big story is the search for 31-year-old eric matthew frein. police say he kill aid state trooper friday night and wounded another. he is from pennsylvania and is a survivalist and expressed the desire to commit mass murder. chad pradelli is live at the police state barracks in the winfield heights section of philadelphia where the slain trooper once served. tell us about the drag net for the suspect, eric frein. >> the manhunt is underway and i am told that frein knows the terrain well and likes to play war games but according to a source, the list of men and women searching for him is long. >> he has been described as a survivalist and has training in
that particular area, and he has made statements about wanting to kill law enforcement officers and to commit mass acts of murder. >> eric frein is now wanted for the friday night ambush of corporal ryan dickson and wounding douglas. he fired an assault rifle similar to this dropping the 38-year-old father of two and then 90 seconds later trooper douglas rushed to his friend and he too was hit by gun fire. frein ran off but then they got a tip and found his jeep stuck in a retention pond near the scene. and the bullet casings matched those from the scene but that is not all they found. >> the defendant's social security card ain game commissioned permit and camouflaged face paint and flash
light and black hooded sweatshirts and military gear. frein's father is a retired army ranger and he trained his son in sniper training, and he said quote, i doesn't miss. >> what his reasons are is that he has strong feelings about law enforcement and it seems to be very angry that go on in our society. >> we continue to receive tips and we are following up on everyone of those tips and i am confident that we'll locate this individual. >> reporter: and there is a $75,000 reward for information leading to frein but people need to beware, he is considered extremely armed and dangerous and likely armed with an a.k. 47 and a .308 assault rifle stolen from his dad's home. chad pradelli, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. philadelphia police have
aissued an arrest order for the man wanted for a woman killed by a stray bullet. they say he fired sun morning, a stray bullet hit megan dodo as she sat outside of her home. gishard has nine prior arrests and is wanted for the death of her and her baby. they delivered the baby with an emergency c-section but the baby girl did not survive. a reward is offered for the arrest and conviction of gishard. on this day that trump plaza shuttered its doors, there is word from donald trump that he might try to save trump plaza and the taj mahal. nora muchanic was right there.
>> this was our favorite place to stay. we stayed right up in those rooms. they unloaded a huge sign saying the plaza closed. this put 8,000 workers on the unemployment line. >> business wasn't good and very to move on. >> 27 years room service and cash ear, it's going to be hard. just got to go fine jobs. >> these two gentlemen were the last to check out of trump plaza. >> we have good friends in the restaurant, we just said good-bye. >> it looked like a ghost town, there was nothing there and everything was closed. as crews began moving equipment out of beach bar, he thinks that atlantic city is suffering because it missed the boat years ago by not becoming a mini las vegas, make it into an all year
attraction for families and gamblers. >> we have to find those venues that you done have in your home town and atlantic city has to be the place to come and play. >> donald trump expressed a desire to get back into atlantic city to save trump plaza and its sister property taj mahal. >> i spoke with him this afternoon. >> price would be important, i would love to do it, but it is dependant on price. trump confirms he has people looking at the properties. trump says if he can get a deal, he would love to come back, he had amazing times here in atlantic city. i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." >> we'll continue to follow any developments in the struggling atlantic city casinos at our website at 6abc.com. you can find a link to the new jersey state website set up to
help displaced workers find jobs and a casino in maryland is hiring. representatives from maryland live casino were in south philadelphia today interviewing candidates for casino positions. the casino is located at the mall in hanover maryland. the job fair runs again tomorrow from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at xfinity live. the schools in philadelphia are one step closer to getting infusions of much needed cash, the house committee unanimously approved the $2 a pack cigarette tax in philadelphia. the vote in the legislate your is scheduled for tomorrow. the cigarette tax is expected to put $81 million back into the cash strapped school system. amtrak's northeast corridor
system is back on track tonight. it was suspended after a freight train knocked down overhead wires in maryland this morning. amtrak says that passengers should still anticipate some delays. 31-year-old brigitte chaholeski is arraigned on charges that she sexual assaulted a student when she was the band leader. walter perez has the full story. >> reporter: the suspect is a married mother of a 4-year-old and a child on the way, in fact she is expecting to deliver a few weeks from now. it was two years ago she allegedly had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student, investigator didn't know about this case until someone made a tip call. she faces the possibility of up
to 25 years in prison if she is convicted of the serious charges including deviant sexual intercourse. he was a student of hers at lenape middle school. this case is a disturbing example of a broken trust. >> a young kid and a person in a certain position, this just season any adult, it's a teacher. >> investigators say it started with graphic text messages exchanged between the teacher and victim. and it includes sexual encounters insides of one of the storage rooms and her office. it reportedly ended in 2012 but it was not until this morning that she southernered to authorities after an anonymous tip about the case. it's hard to believe a professional educator could use
some poor judgment. >> it's bad. it's shocking. and it's sad. >> you are a teacher, you are suppose to be teaching these kids right from wrong and for you to do that it's unacceptable. have you a family. i don't know how you could do anything like this. >> she was released on $500,000 unsecured bail, the preliminary hearing is set for next month. the plan to preserve trenton's central high school's facade has hit a snag. the engineer says it's too costly to stabilize and they had agreed to overhaul the decreptid school last year and pinpoint the options. the school board will vote on a design on october 13th. philadelphia police hope
that newly release surveillance video will help them catch a gang that attacked two gay men in center city. fall feeling with temperatures below normal again and i'm tracking a brief taste of summer on the way. i have details in the accuweather forecast. >> for the eagles it's the day after, jeff skversky with that story when "action news" continues tonight.
headquarters and what is the light of the on this? >> philadelphia police released this video late this afternoon, it appears that this group of men and women were out on the town when they decided to make time to gay bash. this is new video of the large group of men and women strolling through center city before they violently beat up two men because they were gay. >> it's a possible incident. >> thursday night at 10:45, 15 people a mixture of men and women described address clean kutd and in their 20s could be seen near chancellor street. they encounter the two men, one 27 and the other 28 years old. they hurdled insults and seconded later they are accused of jumping the couple. >> knocking them to the ground and kicking and stomp them to
the ground, one victim was so badly beaten his jaw was wired shot and he required stitches to the fate. this is a hate crime and carries major consequences for the gay bashers. >> anybody that was there and did not take place in the assault, should come forward and tell us what took place that night. >> the victims are outst hospital and recovering this evening. if you recognize anybody in that video, you are urged to give police a call. kenneth moton, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you kenneth. the respiratory virus that has sick anded children across the country has arrived in philadelphia. childrens hospital says that the tests show that four kids recently admitted did have the intero virus d 68. the hospital says that all four
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eagles fans basking in the glow of people that see it as an unlikely victory. they only had the lead for a short time but somehow they are 2-0. they are the first team to be 2-0 after trailing by more than 14 points in the first two games in the second half. they were down against indy. and eagles take over and drive town field and foles to sproles, and it leads to a game tying touch down and eagles get the
ball back and they rundown the clock and cody parky, who was in training camp coming back to beat them. they scored 64 points most of the nfl, 58 of them have come in the second half. >> nobody is flinching and everybody believes it only takes one play to spark it. when that happens, it's fun to be around and you know are you never out of it going forward. hopefully we won't get off to a slow start every week and we can get up and stay up. these are the type of wins you nood to build your team. >> coming in here in a hostile environment, playing an elite team with an elite quarterback, it's huge. it shows our resilience. >> not a lot of time to celebrate, birds back at it in just five days against desean jackson and the red skins, they are not just focused on desean,
the skins have the best defense in football and scoring at will will be an issue. >> we are excited, they have a bunch of really good receivers with desean and roberts and the young kid ryan grant out of tulane, it's a challenge for us. >> any time you play in our conference and division, it's a big game, we have a short week swren to get back together tomorrow and correct what we -- the mistakes we had and move on to the red skins. >> more on desean and red skins and we go one-on-one with chip kelly on eagles final, after "action news" at 11:00. and phillies resume their serieses in san diego, burnett is finishing up one of the worst seasons of his career, some support will go a long way, the phillies only one run and two hits of the game. if he had not booted that ball
they could still be playing at this hour. and the flyers are raising money for fred snyders hockey foundation. defense m defense m defense m defense m defense man -- his teammates are thinking about him. he has bumps in the road and he has been hurt a couple of times he knows what it takes, he will be out for a while but the guy is aware. flyers open training camp in voorhees today. they are playing the rookie game against the washington capitals, the flyer youngsters win 3-0. >> for the first time in his life.
lets get the late word from accuweather and meteorologist, cecily tynan. >> jim we are clearing things out and it's another nice night. the showers from early this morning moved out quickly and we have a dry evening and lets go live on sky 6, taking a look what a beautiful shot in atlantic city, the clouds are breaking for rays of sunshine to break through before the sunsets
shortly before 7:00. the days are definitely getting shorter. we are in the middle of a dry stretch of weather, we only received 2.2 inches of rain in the past 30 days, about an inch and a half below normal and we could use rain but there is no significant rain in the seven-day forecast. the u.s. open cup final at ppl park, the union taking on seattle and it's looking nice. comfortably school, the start 69 degrees, the by the 90th min 63 degrees, i'm pretty sure david murphy will be in the stands cheering for the union tonight. our high is 74, that is 4 degrees below normal and wilmington 73 and wilmington 69 and the poconos currently 60 degrees, satellite 6 along with action radar showing us we got that brief hit of showers this
morning moving off quickly, and you can see the clouds bubbling up in the afternoon are really beginning to break up and clearing out overnight. this high pressure nudges it and this brings us a gorgeous day, mostly sunny and low humidity. it's comfortable and 75 degrees, on thursday, this cold front beginning to approach and doesn't have much moisture on this. 76 degrees behind the front on friday, another area of high prsh and this brings us a cool down, a one-day cool down with a high on friday of only 70 degrees, in the meantime, odile was a category 3 hurricane when it made lan fall and now just a tropical storm, but it continues to bring in moisture, new mexico and arizona 3 to 6 inches of rain, this will cause widespread flash flooding, this could be
historic flooding around phoenix and tucson. for tonight back at home, eit r eitheeither -- evening clouds and a fall chill in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a nice afternoon and 75 degrees, thursday more in the way of clouds and 76 degrees and a sprinkle thursday night with the cold front and friday a cool finish to the work week and most of the day is in the 60s and the weekend looking beautiful, saturday clouds mixing with sun and 77 degrees and the last full day of summer on sunday, breezy and warm and a high of 81 and monday fall officially arrives at 10:29 p.m. 77 degrees, with perhaps a few showers and tuesday sunny and pleasant with a high of 72 degrees, sunday last full day of summer and temperatures back in
the 70s. finally students in newcastle joined an international movement for world peace they planned pinwheels outside of the elementary school. they are asking everybody to join peace day on sunday. they were filled with colorful designs and positive messages. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff, shirleen allicot, adam joseph and ducis rogers and then please join us for "action news" at 11:00 here on channel 6. for cecily tynan, jeff skversky, ducis rogers, and it's entire "action news" team i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us at 11:00 tonight.
welcome to "world news tonight" from california. we're here for the breaking news tonight. millions in the southwest bracing for historic flash floods. damaging winds. a microburst already sending a train off the line. also tonight, the raging wildfires. homes destroyed here in california. thousands sent fleeing. we're right here on the front lines. that moment on the racetrack. that nascar giant hitting another driver on the track. tonight, a major development. what authorities have just not decided. the urgent man hunt under way at this hour. the deadly ambush. state troopers targeted. and this picture just released moments ago. authorities say he's armed and dangerous. and a made in america quiz for you tonight. are we in your hometown? the one thing that can withstand a mac track, and still fit in your night stand. city guesses?